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Can my prostatitis be passed to my wife and cause pid? Chlamydia and gonorrhea urine naat test negative .

Can my prostatitis be passed to my wife and cause pid?

Chlamydia and gonorrhea urine naat test negative .

Probably not, but...: Prostatitis isn't an STD, and with negative gonorrhea and chlamydia, probably no PID risk for your wife. However, some docs mistakenly diagnose nongonococcal urethritis (an STD)as prostatitis. If you've had abnormal discharge from your penis, it's probably NGU, not prostatitis. If so, and if you had sex w/ your wife after the source of your infection, your wife could be at risk & needs treatment. ...Read more

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Gonorrhea (Definition)

Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhea. Anyone who has any type of sex can catch gonorrhea. The infection can be spread by contact with the mouth, vagina, penis, or anus. The bacteria grow in warm, moist areas of the body, including the tube that carries urine out of the body (urethra). In women, the bacteria may be found in the reproductive tract (which includes the fallopian tubes, uterus, and cervix). The bacteria can even ...Read more


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Will a higher volume than recomended of urine given for a aptima 2 tma gonorrhea test still yield accurate neg results?

Will a higher volume than recomended of urine given for a aptima 2 tma gonorrhea test still yield accurate neg results?

Aptima: Since this test is PCR test it looks for the particles etc that bind gonorrhea so the volume shouldnt change the results. ...Read more

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Is taking a urine sample enough to test for gonorrhea in men ?

Is taking a urine sample enough to test for gonorrhea in men ?

Usually: Alternative is a bacterial swab (like a q-tip if there is any pus at the urinary opening. However urine test for gonorrhea is pretty reiable. ...Read more

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Can ORAL gonorrhea show up in a urine test or you must do the oral swab test? Also are there other symptoms? My tongue is a yellow white color.

Can ORAL gonorrhea show up in a urine test or you must do the oral swab test? Also are there other symptoms? My tongue is a yellow white color.

Throat swab: Gonorrhea is not diagnosed by a urine test. It is diagnosed with either a culture or a genetic test. If you are having throat symptoms, then you need to have a throat swab. Having a yellow white coating on your tongue does not necessarily mean you have gonorrhea. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does the urine culture test reveal the existing of STD other than hiv/aids such as gonorrhea?

Does the urine culture test reveal the existing of STD other than hiv/aids such as gonorrhea?

Whoa: Urine culture will not reveal either HIV or gonorrhea, or syphilis or any of the other sexually transmitted diseases. Please get with your personal physician and share your concerns if you think you've caught something. Don't be shy -- he / she has heard it all many times and won't think the less of you. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more